I expected to be writing about how independent I feel at seven weeks out - driving, able to stand and walk enough to do chores around the house, adding more strength and agility exercises to my physical therapy. But the reality is that I'm not driving because I still need the high-powered pain meds, that … Continue reading Double Knee Replacement: 7 weeks out
And I wonder about those psychic punches. What actually happens when we share negative thoughts and feelings? Do we literally put out negative energy that others can feel?
Isn't it beyond comprehension that each one of us - each one - is the result of the love of thousands, of generations upon generations of ancestors?
April 24th is a kind of birthday for me. It's the day I completed breast cancer treatments. And fittingly, this year's local Relay for Life is on April 25th. So I'm looking at this year's Relay event as a "birthday" celebration of my third year as a cancer-free person. But I'm not only feeling celebration … Continue reading An Upcoming “Birth”day: Three Years After Cancer Treatments
What makes you afraid? What makes your palms sweat, your stomach hurt, your heart seize up? When I was little, I was afraid of witches, especially the Wicked Witch of the West. I was afraid of bad grades. Of going to the dentist. Of speaking in public. Of my parents' deaths. Now, as an adult, … Continue reading More stories: FEAR
Sometimes I really enjoy righteous indignation and hurt feelings. I'm not proud to say that. But sometimes I do. I can actually enjoy the feeling that I've been wronged. I can roll it around in my mouth and savor it, enjoy the bitterness as I swallow it, enjoy the closing down of my heart, enjoy … Continue reading When Victimhood Feels Good